, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: God (101-125)

God (101-125)

God gives potatoes, but with the peel.
— Russian

God gives man a cross according to his strength.
— Russian

God gives every bird its food but
does not cast it into the nest.
— Swedish

God speaks a foreign tongue.
— African (Ovambo)

God gives clothes according to the cold.
— Portuguese

God gives birds their food, but they must fly for it.
— Dutch

God gives all things to industry.
— American

God gave us teeth to hold back our tongue.
— Greek

God finds good.
— English

God favors the bold.
— Russian

God drives the vessel where he will,
no matter how the captain rants.
— Iranian

God does not pay weekly, but pays at the end.
— Dutch

God does not measure men by inches.
— Scottish

God does not like the lying tongue.
— Irish

God does not let his eggs spoil.
— African (Ovambo)

God does not hide a liar.
— African (Swahili)

God does not desert the man who defends himself.
— Slovak

God does not bargain and God does not change.
— Yiddish

God doesn't give horns to a cow that butts.
— Russian

God did not join brains with beauty.
— Polish

God deliver me from a man of one book.
— English

God delays, but never forgets.
— Greek

God defend me from the still water,
and I'll keep myself from the rough.
— English

God defend me from my friends;
I'll keep myself from my enemies.
— English

God provides for the blind vulture.
— Ugandan